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IoT Security: Technology Is Only One Part Of The Equation


Survey after survey on the adoption of the IoT punctuates that security and data privacy continue to be the top concerns with any new implementation. It used to be that security was all about protecting data (business, personal ID, etc.), but as more devices are connected to the IoT, security concerns reach far beyond just the value inherent in the data. According to Gartner, nearly 5.5 ... » read more

Is Your IoT Network Just Another Playground For Hackers?


Let's talk about how the IoT is evolving. Last year, Gartner published a study that said 5.5 million new “things” were being connected to the Internet every day. The study predicts that by the end of this year there will be 6.4 billion connected devices, and by 2020 there will be 20.8 billion connected devices. That’s a lot of connected things to keep track of and to protect fro... » read more

The Latest Power Management Techniques For Wearable Devices


Wearable devices are popping up everywhere — across all markets. In part one of this wearables white paper series, I wrote about the market and technical factors driving the development and adoption of wearable devices. In part two, we roll up our sleeves and address one of the key requirements for wearable devices. Ah yes, power management. You don’t need super powers to see th... » read more

Wearable Devices: A Limitless Future


Today, there are many wearable systems across industries including medical and health care, safety, smartwatches, smart goggles and glasses, smart shoes and clothing — even smart pet trackers! So why is there such a proliferation of devices, even though many of these portable/embedded devices have been around for decades? There are a few key technical trends enabling these devices. F... » read more